It’s the start of a brand new week and time to take a look at what’s coming to Disney+ in the United Kingdom and Ireland in the week ahead. There are some major new releases on Disney+ this week, including an original film “Vacation Friends” and the first episode of the final season of “The Walking Dead”. Plus there are new episodes of other Disney+ Originals such as “What If?” and “Turner & Hooch”. In addition to other library content being added.
Here’s the rundown:
Note: This list is subject to change.
Monday 23rd August
The Walking Dead – Season 11 – Episode 1
In the wake of a zombie apocalypse, various survivors struggle to stay alive. As they search for safety and evade the undead, they are forced to grapple with rival groups and difficult choices.
Wednesday 25th August
Paul McCartney sits down for an in-depth one-on-one with music producer Rick Rubin to discuss his groundbreaking work with The Beatles, the emblematic 1970s arena rock of Wings, and his 50-plus years as a solo artist; exploring music and creativity in a unique and revelatory manner, and giving a front-row seat to Paul and Rick in an intimate conversation about the songwriting, influences, and personal relationships that informed the iconic songs that have served as the soundtracks of our lives.
Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian
“Making of the Season 2 Finale” is a behind-the-scenes look at the making of this celebrated “chapter” of “The Mandalorian,” with a focus on the technology used for recreating Luke Skywalker. It delves into the collaborative process, including working with Mark Hamill, to create an authentic and fitting recreation, and explores the immense pressure and responsibility the filmmakers had in bringing back one of the most important characters in film history.
Behind The Attraction – Episodes 6 to 10
Peek beyond the magic of Disney Parks to discover what’s Behind the Attraction! From Executive Producers Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia and Brian Volk-Weiss, explore how Imagineers filled the Haunted Mansion with 999 happy haunts, how the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ transformed into Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! (while defying gravity in the process) and why Space Mountain took so long to launch. From the 1950s to today, from Jungle Cruise to “it’s a small world” to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney Parks attractions have amazed millions. And this is the story of how they did it.
New episodes include:
- Disneyland Hotel
- Trains, Trams, & Monorails
- It’s A Small World
- Hall Of Presidents
Marvel’s Studios What If – Episode 3
“What If…?” flips the script on the MCU, reimagining famous events from the films in unexpected ways. Marvel Studios’ first animated series focuses on different heroes from the MCU, featuring a voice cast that includes a host of stars who reprise their roles.
Monsters At Work – Episode 109 “Bad Hair Day”
Abandoning his dream of becoming a Jokester, Tylor sets his sights on becoming the perfect MIFTer. But when he loses the sacred hair of David, a former employee, Tylor must get it back before the MIFT team finds out
Turner & Hooch – Episode 106 “The Fur-gitive”
Scott hunts for a dangerous fugitive in the woods; Hooch discovers the suspect has a secret.
“Chip ‘n’ Dale: Park Life” – Episode 105 “Dog In The House / Cone Alone / Highway To Hugs”
A new roommate divides the chipmunks. / Dale’s lie to get Chip to pamper him ends up making his life a complete misery! / Dale desperately needs a hug
The Wonderful World Of Mickey Mouse – Episodes 19 & 20
No details have yet been provided about these episodes.
Last Man Standing – Season 9 – Episode 5
When Vanessa asks Ed to revive the Outdoorman Toddler campaign, she is forced to choose between her two new granddaughters for the ad; Ryan’s plan to buy a house on Mike’s street hits a snag.
American Dad – Season 17 – Episode 8
Stan tries a new cutting edge parenting approach – DNA splicing.
Mixed-ish S1 E2
Rainbow and Alicia struggle to fit in at school and stand out at work.
Bless The Harts – Season 2 – Episode 3
Jenny’s friendship with Brenda is strained when the Ladies of Greenport hire her to help run their gala; Betty becomes self-conscious about her age; Wayne takes Violet on his first day as a window washer.
Ice Road Rescue S4
Truckers with nerves of steel take their lives in their hands driving heavily loaded vehicles across frozen lakes to deliver supplies to remote locations in Canada and Alaska. Whether they’re bringing supplies to Canadian diamond mines, supplying offshore oil rigs in Alaska or even charting new territory driving over frozen swamps and rivers to bring much-needed supplies to small towns, these extreme truckers face troubles from their machines and from Mother Nature.
Lost Cities With Albert Lin
Dr. Albert Lin embarks on a high-tech adventure to revolutionize archaeology, utilizing ground-penetrating radar, LiDar and 3D scanning. Lin is an a National Geographic Explorer, an award-winning scientist, a technologist, and an adventurer with a knack as a storyteller for resurrecting legendary cities still hidden beneath the earth. In “Lost Cities With Albert Lin,” he joins boots-on-the ground archaeologists to discover unexcavated civilizations. Lin attempts to locate the headquarters of the Knights Templar in Acre, Israel. He looks for the fabled city of El Dorado in the jungles of Colombia. His adventure takes him to the archaeological site of Waqrapukara in the Peruvian Andes. In the United Kingdom, he explores the Mesolithic site of Blick Mead, near Stonehenge, to perhaps find out why one of the world’s most famous monuments was built. The six-part global series sends Dr. Albert Lin on a mission to uncover and resolve mysteries at the most extraordinary sites of antiquity.
Mickey Mixed-Up Adventures Yr3 (4 episodes)
Mickey Mouse, the leader of a driving team called the Sensational Six, takes his friends on thrilling adventures and races around the world.
Bunk’d Yr 5
Back for another exciting summer at the sometimes struggling Camp Kikiwaka in rural Maine are the enthusiastic camp owner/director Lou, counselors Ava and Noah, and returning campers Destiny, Matteo and Finn, who are all ready to tackle new and hilarious adventures. They also welcome witty and charming Parker Preston, who arrives to stake his 15% claim to the camp and brings his own over-the-top ideas that don’t necessarily mesh with Lou’s.
It’s 2003 and Iraq is occupied by a US-led coalition. With his daughter missing, Muhsin al-Khafaji, a former police inspector in the Iraqi Police Service, must decide whether to become a collaborator to help his search.
“Informer” is a thrilling six-part drama series starring Paddy Considine, Nabhaan Rizwan and Bel Powley in the lead roles. The series follows Raza Shar, a second generation British-Pakistani man from East London, and his unexpected encounter with Gabe Waters and Holly Morten, who work as counterterrorism officers. The unlikely trio works together towards mutual benefits when Raza becomes an informer for the officers. The drama explores the complexities of the themes of identity, family and expectations.
Friday 27th August
Estella is a young and clever grifter who’s determined to make a name for herself in the fashion world. She soon meets a pair of thieves who appreciate her appetite for mischief, and together they build a life for themselves on the streets of London. However, when Estella befriends fashion legend Baroness von Hellman, she embraces her wicked side to become the raucous and revenge-bent Cruella.
Cruella will be available to all subscribers.
In this raw and raunchy comedy, straight-laced Marcus and Emily (Howery, Orji) are befriended by wild, thrill-seeking partiers Ron and Kyla (Cena, Hagner) at a resort in Mexico. Living in the moment, the usually level-headed couple lets loose to enjoy a week of uninhibited fun and debauchery with their new “vacation friends.” Months after their walk on the wild side, Marcus and Emily are horrified when Ron and Kyla show up uninvited at their wedding, creating chaos and proving that what happens on vacation, doesn’t necessarily stay on vacation.
‘Disney Princess Remixed – An Ultimate Princess Celebration’
Narrated by 12-year-old social media star Txunamy Ortiz, the half-hour special will celebrate the empowering attributes of Disney princesses and queens through reimagined performances of their iconic songs.
War Of The Worlds- Season 2 – Episode 7
Catherine and Bill are finally united in London.
Buried Truth of the Maya
Maya legend tells us that there is a hidden underground cave below Chichen Itza, now high tech archaeologists are here to find the buried truth. Maya legend tells us that there is a hidden underground cave below Chichen Itza, now high tech archaeologists are here to find the buried truth.
Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie (2015)
Life always seems complicated for good ol’ Charlie Brown (Noah Schnapp), the boy who always tries his best against seemingly impossible odds. When the Little Red-Haired Girl moves into his neighborhood, Charlie Brown develops a crush on her. Meanwhile, his best friend Snoopy embarks on an epic adventure in a fantasy world. As a World War I flying ace, the lovable beagle pursues his nemesis, the Red Baron, while also trying to win the heart of a beautiful poodle named Fifi (Kristin Chenoweth).
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Rebecca Bloomwood is addicted to shopping and accepts a job as a finance columnist to be able to pay a huge debt. Amidst the struggle, she finds herself falling in love with a wealthy entrepreneur.
Bud, a junior stockbroker, wants to work with Gordon Gekko, his idol, and tries to impress him by spying on renowned companies. But when Bud learns about Gordon’s evil antics, he tries to destroy him.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps
Gordon Gekko, a former Wall Street corporate raider, joins forces with Jacob Moore, a top proprietary trader at Keller Zabel Investments, to avenge the death of Jacob’s mentor, Louis Zabel.
What are you looking forward to watching on Disney+ this week?